Sabtu, 13 September 2008


Deputy Country Representative, Indonesia
Closing Date: Monday, 29 September 2008

Tags: Capacity Building; Conflict Resolution; Environmental Health; Human Resources; Local Government; Mental Health; Monitoring and Evaluation; Monitoring and Reporting; Programme Planning; Project Monitoring; Risk Management
Canadian Red Cross
Humanitarian Aid Organization
Location: Indonesia (Banda Aceh)
Closing date: 29 Sep 2008
Job Description

DURATION: 12 months
STATUS: Spousal Accompanied

The Canadian Red Cross Society (CRCS), a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is currently seeking a Deputy Country Representative for the Indonesia delegation.

Summary Statement of Responsibilities

Reporting to the Country Representative (CR), the Deputy Country Representative is responsible for providing direction and supervision of overall programmatic management and implementation of this large scale multi-sectoral intervention. The sectoral areas, which the Canadian Red Cross implements, include: community engagement activities for permanent and temporary shelters, Environmental Health (EH), Integrated Community Based Risk Reduction (ICBRR) and Livelihoods initiatives. To ensure the effective and efficient implementation of these programmes, this role will involve supporting the Country Representative and coordination of internal stakeholders including Finance, Human Resources, Information and Reporting and Program Managers. The incumbent will also work with external partners such as the IFRC (International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies), other National Societies, PMI (Indonesian Red Cross), provincial and local governments, (I)NGO?s and the media.

Duties Applicable to All:

- Work towards the achievement of National Red Cross / Red Crescent Society goals in the country / region of operation through effective managerial and lateral relations and teamwork.
- Ensure understanding of roles, responsibilities, lateral relationships and accountabilities.
- Perform other work related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

Key Responsibilities:

- Work closely with the CR in identifying the strategic direction of the programme that is consistent with CRC and CIDA expectations.
- Integrate feedback from sectoral managers on changing needs and dynamics falling within the CRC programming strategy.
- Provide senior management direction, support and guidance for all aspects of field programme planning and implementation involving community engagement requirements related to permanent housing and temporary shelters, implementation and maintenance of the beneficiary criteria and support resolution to land issues, EH, ICBRR and livelihoods initiatives.
- Develop monitoring and evaluation systems and ensure effective implementation of program plans.
- Develop and monitor program risk management systems.
- Ensure the integration and coordination of programme interventions to the fullest extent possible.
- Ensure maintenance of integrated database systems for households and communities in coordination with shelter and other program teams.
- Ensure integration of programming models and concepts and compliance with SPHERE and other best practice models and standards.
- Ensure achievable Quarterly Activity/Target Plans are produced by sectors.
- Ensure effective coordination within sectoral programmes and between sectoral programmes and the permanent shelter unit.
- Ensure coordination within the movement and externally.
- Effectively manage and motivate staff including ongoing coaching, capacity building and performance management.
- Establish and implement program and project monitoring and reporting requirements.
- Work closely with the Finance/Admin Delegate and Country Representative to ensure compliance with the Canadian Red Cross, donor and ethical standards;
- Work closely with the Finance/Admin Delegate in order to monitor programme budgets, maximize programme efficiency and minimizing short falls in spending.
- Acts for the CR during absences (including acting as a spokesperson as required)


- At least 10+ years of field experience in humanitarian relief AND development program, of which, at least three years experience in a complex humanitarian environment at a senior management level of a large delegation of both international and local staff.
- Proven experience in effective planning and coordination, including experience in downsizing a larger operation in a strategic manner.
- Experience in effectively managing and motivating staff in a complex and dynamic environment.
- Proven abilities in decision making and problem solving - abilities to foresee various options and objectively assess viability of these options.
- Previous experience in working in post-conflict and/or post-natural disaster environments.
- Excellent communications, conflict resolution skills and intercultural sensitivity, including managing expectations of different stakeholders in a balanced and diplomatic manner.
- Experience in a broad range of projects, and understanding the link between relief, development and advocacy (e.g., Livelihood, Housing, Environmental Health, etc.)
- Experience with media or as a spokesperson an asset.
- Extensive experience implementing programs focused on community based development approaches, including at least 10 years experience with large and complex operations in collaboration with the host governments and other implementing agencies.
- Solid programmatic, financial and organizational planning skills.
- Experience in Results Based Management practices.
- Previous experience of working for Red Cross organization is an asset.
- Ability to maintain an overall positive attitude in the face of adversity.

Due to the urgent nature of this recruitment, candidate reviews will commence immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement and will continue until a suitable candidate has been identified. Candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their application without delay.
Vacancies Contact
Interested parties may submit their resumes quoting Competition Number IZO08- 52 to:
The Canadian Red Cross Society
170 Metcalfe Street, Suite 300
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2P2
Fax: +1 (613) 740-1911
While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. We kindly ask not to send in duplicate copies of your resume.
Reference Code: RW_7JAQY5-38
Source: Reliefweb

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